DETROIT, Mich. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Brian R. Balow has been selected to serve on the inaugural HIMSS mHealth Committee. His tenure on the committee will begin on July 1, 2014.
Brian is a Member in Dickinson Wright’s Troy office where he focuses his practice in the areas of information technology, technology transactions, corporate governance, international, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, healthcare, and franchise & distribution. He has worked with Fortune 100 clients over the last 15 years on IT-related matters, including the drafting & negotiation of agreements, formulation & implementation of policies & procedures for the management of IT (including outsourcing-related issues), counselling & advising on privacy & data security issues, and assisting clients in favorably resolving disputes with IT vendors (including disputes with the BSA and SIIA).
Brian has spoken and written extensively on healthcare IT and telemedicine issues, and is a member of the mHIMSS Legal/Policy Task force and MTAM’s mHealth Advisory Council. Brian contributed the chapter entitled “Allocation and Mitigation of Liability” to the ABA Health Law Section’s “E-Health, Privacy, and Security Law” treatise. Brian regularly counsels clients across the United States on heath IT and telemedicine-related matters. Brian received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology. HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright PLLC has over 350 lawyers in offices located in Detroit, Troy, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Saginaw, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nev.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz. (operating as Dickinson Wright/Mariscal Weeks), and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright LLP has over 35 lawyers in Toronto, Canada.